[KDE/Mac] Bug reporting in KDE on Apple OS X

Bradley Giesbrecht pixilla at macports.org
Sat Jun 28 17:31:47 UTC 2014

On Jun 28, 2014, at 5:01 AM, Marko Käning <mk-lists at email.de> wrote:

> Hi Ian,
>> I had a look at all that, but got further confused.
> I can imagine!
>> And KDE's "what shall I run this with" dialog seems not to be aware of stuff in
>> the /Applications area, such as Firefox or Safari.
> Yup.
>> One time I did get KDE to accept the full path of the primary Firefox executable,
>> using kwriteconfig, but then Firefox bombed because KDE was trying to start a
>> second copy of it, rather than just adding a tab in which I could report a bug.
> As I've described in that post of mine, I got dozens of Safaris openend when I
> used an exclamation mark there.
> But I also saw something what you're describing. It doesn't work reliably on OSX.
> Another example is when I click on a URL in any KDE application konqueror gets
> fired up, but for some reason the URL isn't opened directly, but through something
> like this:
> --- 
> /private/var/tmp/kdecache-marko/krun/84362_0_121530
> ---

Does Windows and Linux have anything like "man open(1)"?

It would be nice to let the system decide how to open the resource:
$ open 'https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=336075#c3'

Bradley Giesbrecht (pixilla)

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